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English noun: shad

1. shad (food) bony flesh of herring-like fish usually caught during their migration to fresh water for spawning; especially of Atlantic coast


Broader (hypernym)fish


Part meronymAlosa sapidissima, common American shad

2. shad (animal) herring-like food fishes that migrate from the sea to fresh water to spawn


Broader (hypernym)clupeid, clupeid fish, food fish


Narrower (hyponym)allice, allice shad, allis, allis shad, Alosa alosa, Alosa chrysocloris, Alosa sapidissima, common American shad, river shad


Member meronymAlosa, genus Alosa









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